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Thirty two bone beads found at the site of the Neolithic settlement of Skara Brae in Orkney. They were probably formed parts of high status jewellery worn sometime between 3100 and 2500 BC. These have strung together with a boars tusk for exhibition purposes. On loan from Orkney Natural History Society.
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Date Made
3180 BC-2500 BC
Dimensions
250 x 120 x 10mm
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Accession No
A262.21

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